Patient Care Technician Program Goals and Objectives

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) program provides students with the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to enter the healthcare field as patient care technicians in hospitals, community health facilities, and the patient’s primary residence. Patient care technicians work with doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to oversee and monitor patients. As vital members of the healthcare team, they provide direct patient care and comfort measures, take patients’ vital signs, collect specimens, and much more.

The objectives of the PCT program are to: